Vietnam Highlights Issue Holding Back U.S. Defense Sales

SINGAPORE — Vietnam has a requirement for long-range maritime patrol aircraft, but it can’t buy the aircraft from the United States unless the U.S. government lifts a restriction banning the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party government. “We do understand that the U.S. has...

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